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we mobilize grassroots america? >> yes, we can! >> and can we defund obama care? >> yes, we can! >> we've got to do something conservatives haven't done in a long time. we've got to stand up and win the argument. if you have an impasse, you want to know one side or the other has to blink. how do we win this fight? don't blink. >> don't blink. i mean, since when have the republicans not stood up to president obama? am i missing something here, governor? >> no, you're not missing anything. but ted cruz is dead wrong. he's making a political mistake. he's again catering to the wacko function of his party. today pat toomey a solid conservative, he said you're not going to shut down the government trying to repeal health care. it's a bad idea. same voices in the republican party have said that. yet ted cruz keeps preaching a voice of action which 52% of republican voters -- you saw that poll we discussed it last week -- 52% of republican voters don't want obama care repealed at this point. they want it changed. they want it modified. they want it to go forward. they don't want to go
once again holding paying the bills of the united states of america on debt ceiling, holding that hostage as well. i think these are suicidal strategies for the republicans. i think people want, even people who don't agree with obama care or with the president want to see congress do something for them. these kinds of processed things, shutting down the government and not paying the bills of the united states, these are things that i think are a turnoff to people across the board. >> and, you know, i think, joan and the congresswoman, aside from the politics of it, at some point, i think americans have the right, no, have the obligation to expect that our members of congress and the senate will be above politics when it comes to things like health care and do what is for the good of the country. we don't elect them to just be partisan players. we elect them to do what is best for the country. congresswoman joan schakowsky and joan walsh, thank you for your time tonight. >> thanks, rev. >> thank you, reverend al. >>> ahead, the man who vowed to make barack obama a one-term pre
drastically reduced drizzle in america, but there is still discrimination. it doesn't make bad laws. don't worry about your washington politics. solve problems. >> solve problems. that's the key. >> absolutely. and, you know, what he didn't say, but is the other kind of underlying thing there is of course the voting rights act was so successful in solving its problem that the supreme court used its very success against it saying well, we now no longer need the preclearance on the voting rights act because it's been so successful. i mean, the president by invoking social security, by invoking the civil rights act is telling us how historic and important immigration reform can be. no bill is perfect. and when they have been perfect, when they have been really good, this supreme court has actually used that against us. >> and politically, i don't think it's going to help the republicans. my mother used to say don't cut off your nose to spite your face. melissa harris-perry, thank you for your time tonight. and be sure to catch melissa harris-perry on saturdays and sundays at 10:00 a.m. east
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